Help Keep Oxygen Running 24×7 – Systems Administrator Wanted!

Yesterday Julia told you about the Technical Evangelist we’re looking to hire, today I want to mention one of the other positions that I already blogged about before, but with more details!  Only because this is such a crucial role here at Oxygen – the Systems Admin person who will help keep Oxygen up and running 24×7!  :)

If you want to be an essential player of the Oxygen Team and help us deploy world class software …

If you are used to and enjoys the challenges of being “the guy” for maintaining system uptime 24×7 …

If you are interested to solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability using cutting edge technology …

and If you are simply a “doer”, “problem solver”, with the “lets get it done attitude” …

This is the perfect role for you!


  • Manage the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Oxygen’s server infrastructure to ensure smooth 24×7 operation
  • Contribute to the high-level system design and capacity planning across development, staging and production environments.
  • Work closely with Engineering and Product Managers to ensure proper and timely deployment of software
  • Use cutting edge methods and technology to identify and solve problems related to performance, scalability, reliability, and availability
  • Develop, implement, and continually improve upon security best practice processes and procedures
  • Develop prototypes and evaluations of new infrastructure builds in preparation for deployment.
  • Develop, implement, and continually improve upon network monitoring and alerting. Report on network uptime metrics to management.
  • Write change log, change control forms and knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to IT organization.


  • 2-5 years of system administrator or technical operations experience
  • Strong knowledge of Linux system administration practices and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with the one or more of the following: Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Ruby, MySQL, LDAP/AD, DNS/BIND, SSO, SMTP, NFS, AWS (EC2, RDS, SES, R53, S3)
  • Experience deploying Java, Ruby, and PHP web applications
  • Knowledge of configuration management and automation (Chef, Puppet, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to generate and maintain technical documentation is required
  • Knowledge of SSL technologies a plus
  • Understanding of MySQL performance characteristics and scaling options a plus
  • Knowledge of proper scalable architecture design and implementation a plus
  • Ability to troubleshoot errors from Tomcat stack traces a plus
  • Strong passion for Cloud storage and Cloud computing technologies a plus

You can also find the job posting on our careers page at  To apply, please submit your resume to, and put “Systems Admin” in your email subject.  We are looking forward to seeing your stellar resumes!


– Robert Lin, Product Manager

Follow me on Twitter – @lin_robert

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